May 16th Game Notes; Skeeters @ Patriots

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Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (12-7) host the Sugar Land Skeeters (9-10) from TD Bank Ballpark. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Tonight’s game will be broadcasted via SPN.TV where there will be a free live video stream of the game with a plethora of different camera angles. This is the first game of a three game weekend series.

Somerset is 5-1 against Sugar Land in 2014
Somerset is 5-1 against Sugar Land in 2014

Last night the Patriots snapped their mini two game losing streak by blanking the Riversharks 6-0. Here are audio highlights from that victory…

Audio clip of Damaso Espino’s RBI single in the second inning

Audio clip of Jonny Tucker’s RBI double in the seventh inning

Audio clip of Damaso Espino’s RBI single in the eighth inning

Audio clip of Cory Harrilchak’s RBI single in the eighth inning

Audio clip of Zach Kroenke notching the complete game shutout

Starting Pitching Matchup

Lefty Matt Zielsinki (2-0, 1.17 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Clint Everts (0-1, 6.35 ERA) will take the hill for the Skeeters.

Start Me Up

The last seven games the Somerset starters have totaled 48 innings and only allowed five runs. That’s good for a microscopic 0.94 ERA. Great work from Matt Maloney, Zach Kroenke, Matt Zielinski, Matt Langwell and Erik Arnesen.

Swatting The Skeeters

Since August of 2013 (including the playoffs), Somerset is 11-2 against Sugar Land.

TGIF

The Patriots are undefeated (3-0) on games played on a Friday

Fantastic Four

The Patriots are 10-1 when they score four runs or more but only 2-6 when they score three runs or fewer.

Pitch Perfect

Somerset’s pitching staff owns the best ERA in the Atlantic League at 2.82.

Playoff Push

Somerset leads Bridgeport by 2.0 games in the first half Liberty Division race

Follow Us

Be sure to follow the Patriots on twitter @SOMPatriots for immediate updates. Listen the Patriots play-by-play voice Justin Antweil broadcast the game starting at 7:05 p.m. on SPN.TV, 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

 

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